Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ironclad Tactics trailer shows civil war robotics, pre-order details – PC Gamer Magazine

Ironclad Tactics trailer shows civil war robotics, pre-order detailsPC Gamer MagazineThe nice thing about the new trailer for Ironclad Tactics is that I can watch it without my brain trying to shut down from the stress of what it's being … Continue reading

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Star Trek got me into robotics: Dr Ayanna Howard – Daily News & Analysis

Star Trek got me into robotics: Dr Ayanna HowardDaily News & AnalysisStudents of Usha Mittal Institute of Technology (SNDT Women's University) were introduced to the world of robotics through the words of a Star Trek and Bionic Woman fan-turned-robotics expert … Continue reading

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Will Robots Replace Rent-a-Cops? – Motherboard (blog)

Will Robots Replace Rent-a-Cops?Motherboard (blog)Has a fear of robotics ever kept anyone from robbing banks? I'm not talking about the surveillance systems, laser-armed tripwires, noisy alarms, or automated locks on the doors. I'm talking about actual robots—an evolution of the … Continue reading

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DARPA Challenge to Give Robot Brains: IBM, SoftLayer, and Open Source … – Huffington Post

DARPA Challenge to Give Robot Brains: IBM, SoftLayer, and Open Source …Huffington PostThrough the Department of Defense (DoD) Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) ran the DARPA Robotics Challenge in an "attempt to address the capability gap by promoting innovation in … Continue reading

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Freaky Clean: Mini Robots Scrub Your House – Discovery News

Freaky Clean: Mini Robots Scrub Your HouseDiscovery NewsAnyone who knows what dust looks like has probably wished for some bee-like helpers who could just zip around the house to make it magically clean. Or perhaps gel that rolls around, collects … Continue reading

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Billions wiped from blue-chips as carbon tax hits Australia’s top companies – Courier Mail

Billions wiped from blue–chips as carbon tax hits Australia's top companiesCourier MailVIRGIN Airlines has blamed the carbon tax for contributing to a $98 million full-year loss, adding to corporate concerns that Labor's climate change scheme is wiping billions of dollars … Continue reading

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Indian shares surge over 1 pct; blue chips gain on rupee recovery – Reuters India

Indian shares surge over 1 pct; blue chips gain on rupee recoveryReuters IndiaMUMBAI Aug 30 (Reuters) – India's benchmark BSE index rose over 1 percent in a volatile session on Friday, marking its highest close in nearly two weeks, as … Continue reading

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Microsoft, Google plan to sue over surveillance disclosure – NBCNews.com (blog)

The Guardian Microsoft, Google plan to sue over surveillance disclosureNBCNews.com (blog)"While we appreciate the good faith and earnest efforts by the capable government lawyers with whom we negotiated, we are disappointed that these negotiations ended in failure," said Microsoft general … Continue reading

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Big VC funding and new technology makes enterprise storage sexy. Really! – PandoDaily (blog)

Big VC funding and new technology makes enterprise storage sexy. Really!PandoDaily (blog)It's shocking, I know, but the storage industry has more juice than Ryan Braun leaving a Biogenesis clinic. Approximately two years after Fusion-io's IPO, yet another in a lengthening … Continue reading

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Anki, Nest, Shasta, And Skycatch To Discuss The Present And Future Of … – TechCrunch

Anki, Nest, Shasta, And Skycatch To Discuss The Present And Future Of …TechCrunchNow, when I bring up robots, you may be thinking about C-3PO from Star Wars, or Rosie the maid from The Jetsons, or something else entirely. But I'm … Continue reading

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